Decomposed Human remains discovered in Nchelenge


The skeleton of a person suspected to have died sometime last year has been discovered near a graveyard in Nchelenge district of Luapula province.

The bizarre discovery has been confirmed to ZANIS by a source.

ZANIS reports that the human remains were discovered a few meters from the Kashikishi-Mansa road at Kaseka village in chief Kambwali’s area on Tuesday this week.

Meanwhile, efforts to get comment from Luapula province police commanding officer Philemon Mutale proved futile as he could not be reached on his mobile phone by press time.

However, the source said the skeleton suspected to be of a man was discovered by Joseph Kabwe a 35 year old man of Mubamba village in chief Kambwali’s area around 08:00 hours on Tuesday as he was cutting roofing sticks.

The matter was reported to Nchelenge police station who collected the remains which have since been buried.